Category Archives: Temporary

OR2 Demonstrates an Elegant Use of Photovoltaics in Public Art

OR2 is a combination shading device and solar-powered chandelier designed by London-based Orproject. The structure’s purpose is twofold: it acts as a source of shade during the day, and it turns into a dazzling chandelier at night, dispersing light collected … Continue reading

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Six-Fourty by Four-Eighty: LED light and touch screen

Six-Forty by Four-Eighty from Zigelbaum + Coelho on Vimeo. The result of ‘Six-Forty by Four-Eighty’ is not 30.72, it is a mesmerizing combination of computation and design. For the last edition of Design Miami/Basel, American Jamie Zigelbaum and Brazilian Marcelo … Continue reading

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Materials: Temporary, Eco-Friendly and Rain-Powered

The RainCampaign uses an environmentally-friendly method to print a message (or image) onto the pavement. When rain falls on the concrete the message is revealed for passers-by to see. But when the sun comes out and the rain dries up, … Continue reading

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Strawberry Flag: Sustainable Social Sculpture

Lauren Bon and the Metabolic Studio are at work with U.S. veterans at the Greater Los Angeles Healthcare Campus in West Los Angeles. In an effort to bring awareness to the challenges of returning soldiers and to share the historic … Continue reading

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Architectural Association temporary installation: Driftwood

Designed by students at the Architectural Association school, “Driftwood” is built from a plywood spruce structure provided by a Finnish timber merchant, with the cladding consisting of 28 layers of 4mm thick plywood. The flowing, heavily computer-aided design, which the … Continue reading

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Japan’s Echigo-Tsumari outdoor art festival

The Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennial (ETAT) is an art festival held once every three years in the landscape of Echigo-Tsumari, a region distressed with the problems of depopulation and aging. ETAT began ten years ago by uncovering the many aspects of … Continue reading

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Temporary Project for Summer 2010, P.S.1 MOMA, New York

SO – IL Architectural Firm Solid Objectives – Idenburg Liu (SO – IL) urban landscape Pole Dance was selected as the winner of the 2010 MoMA/P.S.1 Young Architects Program. The Program, now in its eleventh year, offers emerging architectural talent … Continue reading

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Grimewriting

On April 14, 2008, in San Francisco, an English “reverse graffiti” artist and a critically acclaimed documentary filmmaker came together while the city slept, to create an environmentally friendly work of art and a film about the philosophy of clean. … Continue reading

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